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How „hostwriter“-style networking helped me in Beirut

My stay in Beirut is over – time to check out the fruits of the experiment: Has „hostwriter“-style networking helped me to find stories in Beirut? Have I met protagonists who I wouldn´t have if I relied on news agencies… Continue Reading →

Thank you for a great hostwriter-meeting in Beirut!

On Wednesday, Dec. 4th, we had our first-ever hostwriter-meeting: We were small group of international journalists based in Beirut, two Lebanese, two Italians, two Germans, one colleague from Egypt and one from Algeria (who skipped the photo). Thank you so… Continue Reading →

Lebanon #4: „I use my pen to battle ignorance and misinformation“

Mohammed Ali Nayel, 31, journalist & fixer from Beirut Moe Ali Nayel started working as a fixer for international journalists in the 2006 Israeli war on Lebanon. Confronted with news coverage that felt to him „completely a-factual and sensationalist“, Nayel… Continue Reading →

Lebanon #2: I like Mondays!

I had a safe trip to Beirut on Saturday afternoon, enjoyed spending most of Sunday chatting in the kitchen with my new flatmate (a professional belly-dancer and a very cool lady, you´ll meet her soon!) and prepared myself for the… Continue Reading →

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